Senior Social Worker

Job Overview

FRS are delighted to be recruiting a passionate, experienced Senior Social Worker in South Dublin to support Children and Adolescents who are struggling with their mental health.

The successful candidate will play an integral and active role in a committed Multidisciplinary Team to make a significant contribution in the area of social work.

Full time

Initial 6 month contract

South Dublin Location

Senior Social Work HSE Payscale

Duties:

  • Provide a professional social work service to the attending patient population, family and relevant others in services.
  • Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of social work programmes for residents according to professional standards and to keep abreast of developments in the field.
  • Manage patient care to ensure the highest professional standards using an evidence-based, care planning approach.
  • Collaboration with resident, family, carers and other staff in goal setting and support/intervention planning.
  • Participate in the multi-disciplinary/healthcare team and work in co-operation and collaboration with team members.
  • Maintain comprehensive clinical records of assessments, interventions carried out, communications relating to residents.
  • Manage, participate and play a key role in the practice education of student social workers and promote and engage in the teaching/training/support of others as appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Be registered on the Social Worker Register maintained by the Social Work Registration Board at CORU.
  • Hold a degree in Social Work or an equivalent qualification and be eligible for membership with the Irish Association of Social Workers.
  • Have 3 years full time post qualification clinical experience.
  • Have experience in Mental Health
  • Drivers licence and access to own transport

If you are interested in this role or would like to find out more, please call Isabel Gough, Recruitment Consultant on 0861449043

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